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Crew member and camera operator

Location: Victoria
Date Posted: 18/06/2017
Category: Camera    
Job Type: Part-time
Close Date: Jul, 02 2017
Experience Level: 1-2 Year(s)

Description

Here is an opportunity for a dream job you never want to take a holiday from! You will get to travel the length and breadth of this beautiful country of ours (Australia), show off your creative skills and capture amazing content.

We are looking for an enthusiastic cinematographer and crew all-rounders to work collaboratively with a small crew to shoot visually compelling documentaries on location. This role is a casual/part-time position and requires the successful applicant to be willing and proficient in multiple roles including camera operation, lighting and/or sound recording when required.

There is potential for this role to lead to ongoing employment.

Applicants with a media background and a mature and responsible approach to their work will be highly regarded. We welcome university graduates.

Cinematographer must haves:

A sound knowledge and understanding with technical language
An advanced user of Sony A7s-ii, GH4 and other cameras and rig systems
A fluent operation tracking devices including a Ronin Stabiliser
Hands on skills and experience with camera operation, audio and/or lighting in order to capture professional standard narratives.
A good eye for composition and light
Motivation to do great work on every project and to always be improving your skills
Creative problem solving skills and an ability to make critical creative decisions
Ability to take direction and work collaboratively with crew members

Crew Member role description:

A demonstrated ability to carefully organise and manage equipment
Highly skilled in either lighting, sound, interviewing participants off camera
A demonstrated ability to take initiative in facilitating the overall production
Excellent time management skills and great attention to detail
A high level of communication and ability to listen, take directions and express ideas effectively
Project focussed and a strong desire to put your best in for every project


Desirable:

You will bring passion, drive and a refreshing energy to the team
Ideally you will have tertiary level education with a background in media, film and television.
Current driver's licence and reliable vehicle.
Able to travel interstates when required.
You will have technical language and know your way around camera and film equipment.
You will be experienced in on-the-field production and won't expect to have your hands held.

When applying for this position, please send your CV with cover letter and a link to your video or showreel.

NOTE: Freelancers need not apply.

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